[rescue] fire v210 upgrade
sunrescue at marknmel.com
Tue Jul 3 12:16:52 CDT 2007
Dimitar Vasilev wrote:
> I wanted to buy additional 1Ghz CPU from a local sun rep.
> However they tried to rip me off by offering me a new board
> and two new 1.3Ghz CPU's, saying that adding a cpu is
> disabled in hardware,
I don't think that it is disabled in the prom, nor are there any jumper
settings(that I can recall). I'm sure it's just "Marketing BS". You
can likely get the FRU, but not the "X"-number part.
I bought a bunch of V210 systems for my Grid Engine, and sun shipped the
proc's separately (the systems included 1, plus they sent the other
processor - heatsink, memory etc. as a self install.)
Ensure that the memory banking is correct, or I think that the second
processor won't work - iirc.
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